Jaguar softball progresses to postseason play

Extra-inning heroics by sophomore Jordan Burnham in the bottom of the 9th frame Saturday allowed the Johnson Jaguar softball team to punch its first-ever ticket to the postseason. On April 24, Johnson qualified for the playoffs via a nail-biting 4-3 win over Boerne Champion in a battle between two teams that needed a victory to keep their seasons alive. With the win, Johnson finished in third place out of District 26-5A. Leading the way for Johnson was Reagan Barrett who had two hits in the contest, while Burnham finished with a pair of RBIs. Meanwhile in the circle, Jaguar pitcher Kylie Goad struck out eight batters over the course of nine frames. Johnson advances to play Georgetown in a best-of-three bi-district playoff with game one at 7 p.m. Friday at Georgetown High. Game 2 and, if necessary, Game 3 will be played at Johnson High at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday. The Jaguar softball team, led by head coach Katy Snell, is the first spring team sport from Johnson High to qualify for the postseason.

Comment on this Article

About Author


Comments are closed.